Alan Wein, Principal Mediator Special Legal Counsel, Wein Mediation Pty Ltd
Alan was appointed the inaugural chair of the Victorian Government Small Business Advisory Council and delegate on the Infrastructure Planning Council. He operates an extensive commercial mediation practice and is a senior panel mediator at the Victorian Office of the Small Business Commissioner. Alan was also appointed to conduct the Review of the Franchising Code in Australia in 2013 and the Review of the Horticulture Code in 2015. In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contributions to small business.
Paul Tontodonati, Executive Manager, Law Institute of Victoria
Paul has investment and advisory experience across Australia and Europe, with transactional experience spanning Venture Capital, debt origination, M&A and derivative markets. He was vice president at EM Advisory and has worked with some of Australia’s most exciting companies, raising more than $60 million in Venture Capital funds. Previously at the Luxembourg-based DAM Capital Management, Paul managed a €250m equity and high-yield debt portfolio. He currently holds advisory board positions at EdenExchange.com and Denver and Liely.
Michael Dolan, Senior Ethics Solicitor, Law Institute of Victoria
Michael has gained extensive experience as a country and city solicitor, as well as in-house counsel for both a major statutory corporation in Victoria and an Australian electricity supply industry association. Michael provides advice to solicitors on ethics issues and supports the work of the LIV Ethics Committee.